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John Story (1765 - 1836)

John Story aka Storey
Born in Halifax, North Carolinamap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1788 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Alexander, Illinoismap
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John STORY (2197) was born circa 1765. He married Elizabeth MALLARD, (daughter of John MALLARD) in 1788 Halfax Co., NC, USA

He was tax John Stroy in 1791 Granville Co., NC, USA.

John appeared on the census of 1810 Randolph Co., IL, USA(J Story, wife, dau= (1784/1794) son (1794-1800)).

He was court rec vs William Simpson, judgment by defalt. Note for $100 & 6% interest from 1 Mar 1812 in May 1816 Pope Co., IL, USA.

Court records May 1816 Pope Co., IL, USA reflect "John Story vs William Perry - judgement", John Story's name is scratched through & replaced with Thomas NcNutt. Court record image:

He was tax John Storey 1 horse in 1817 Pope Co., IL, USA.

He appeared on the census of 1818 Pope Co., IL, USA(state, John & 2 others).

He was court rec application to sell spirits "by the smalls" on 8 Jun 1818 Pope Co., IL, USA.

He appeared on the census of 1820 Pope Co., IL, USA(state, John & 2 others federal, John, wife & one son b. 1794-1804)).

He was court rec road from Golconda towards the US Saline Licks to pass by his property on 8 Mar 1820 Pope Co., IL, USA.

He was tax Stephen Camells dist. John Story 25cents.

Moved out of the district in 1826 Pope Co., IL, USA.

He witnessed the estate sale of Simon POE (2189) on 18 Jan 1827 Cape Girardeau Co., MO, USA(buyers included John Story Sr (his dau m. Simon's son James), Guilford D Story (of Pope Co., IL), James Story Sr (who m. Rebecca Randol), Jesse Story (who m. Keziah) & John Story (son of Jesse)).

He appeared on the census of 1830 Pope Co., IL, USA(John & wife also 1 m 1810/15). He died circa 1836 Alexander Co., IL, USA. His estate was probated on 10 Sep 1836 Alexander Co., IL, USA(widow Elizabeth rec'd 1/3, rest to 6 legatees unnamed).

From "Debbie" on Hello Cousin, The parents of Gilford were John Story and Elizabeth Mallard.He had two sisters, Margaret and Aquilla. His grandparents were George Story and Elizabeth Emery.Their son John died in Alexander County, Ill. in 1836 and was born in 1765.If you would like to know more, E-Mail me your snail mail address and I will send you some great stuff about the rest of our family.Thanks Debbie

John Story (Index to Estates & Guardians, Alexander County, IL) Box S1, filed 1838, Henry Somers, administrator.

Bookmark: Currently reviewing Pope County court record films at FamilySearch. Images 1-28 have been reviewed and relevant images have been linked to John's profile on the FamilySearch tree.



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